Lake Linganore

Welcome to Lake Linganore

Quaint community with stunning countryside living and charming amenities
Lake Linganore combines the charming, historical feel of nearby New Market with the beauty and peace of country living. This exclusive community is home to just under 10,000 residents, giving it the quintessential small-town feel. It's easy to get to know everybody in this close-knit community. The neighborhood surrounds the stunning Lake Linganore, from which the community got its name, and is comprised of 15 small villages.  Linganore Creek and tributaries twist through the area, creating a hub for natural beauty and waterfront living.

This small, exclusive community provides residents with private, spacious living. Aspiring homeowners flock to this quiet community for its unique atmosphere and picturesque beauty. Originally designed as a vacation destination, Lake Linganore continues to be a quiet retreat for those looking to take life slow and reconnect with nature. Lake Linganore sprawls across 3,700 acres, giving residents ample space to spread out and enjoy large lawns. Homes in the area consist of gorgeous single-family homes ranging from modern lake architecture to classic Colonials. There are also townhomes of varying sizes and some condominiums too.  The nature of the planned community is that there are options for many budgets and needs.

What to Love

  • Access to numerous private amenities
  • Stunning natural beauty and spaces for outdoor recreation
  • Proximity to Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Local Lifestyle

Lake Linganore offers residents unmatched serenity, exclusivity, and big-city access. The community is perfect for those looking to enjoy the outdoors. The area has multiple exquisite parks, hiking trails, and beaches for the community to enjoy. The village was designed with the environment in mind and allows residents to connect with the natural world. Lake Linganore is home to pristine natural spaces and stunning views, offering the best of Maryland.

Residents do not have to sacrifice access to the city. Lake Linganore is a short drive from town and has many major amenities. Just outside of the neighborhood is the quaint communities of New Market and Frederick. There, residents can find charming downtowns filled with local shops and restaurants. Lake Linganore is just an hour away from both Baltimore and Washington, D.C., so residents looking to commute can do so easily. Many commuters take advantage of the local  Marc Train Stations and also Commuter Bus to meet the Metro in nearby Shady Grove.

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

This quaint lakeside community is located outside New Market. A short drive is all that is needed to bring residents to numerous locally-owned shopping boutiques and restaurants. Inside a charming red brick building is the posh local eatery Vintage Restaurant. This chic stop serves delicious modern American comfort food. If you need a boost, 5 West Cafe is the place to go for specialty coffee. Each small batch is roasted on-site daily, so you know you are getting a fresh brew.

The Derby Restaurant & Bar brings exquisite dishes to downtown New Market. The owners have over 20 years of industry experience and put their unique spin on local favorites. Those looking for a quick, healthy grab-and-go meal can stop by Prospect Pantry. All of their meals are made with fresh, local produce.

Things to Do

Lake Linganore is full of things to do for the whole family. The community hosts several events throughout the year for residents to enjoy. These include seasonal trivia nights, fireworks celebrating the Fourth of July and New Year's Eve, and a family-friendly haunted trail. Live entertainment comes to this small community over the summer. They even host a farmers’ market for those looking for fresh produce.

The community is best known for its natural beauty. The exclusive neighborhood is home to four pools and numerous private trail systems for use by the community only. On the shores of Lake Linganore are two beaches: Nightingale Beach and Coldstream Beach. The area is home to a few quaint parks, like Twin Lake Park and McFadden Park that are great places to get outdoors and meet the friendly neighbors.   Just outside the community is the Holly Hills Country Club for golf enthusiasts. There is also Tree Trekkers Ropes Course, and Adventure Park nearby.  Something for everyone!


Lake Linganore is served by a top-rated public school system. Area schools include:

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